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  • Sep 22, 2014
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Vincent Van Gogh

Police investigating art heist probe tips

Police investigating a multimillion euro art heist say they are following up several tips from the public, a day after thieves grabbed seven paintings from the walls of a Rotterdam gallery and vanished into the night.

Wednesday, 17 October, 2012, 8:50pm

Picasso and Monet paintings among seven stolen in Rotterdam raid

Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum yesterday and walked off with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse, potentially worth hundreds of millions of euros.

Police haven't said how they pulled it off, but an expert who tracks stolen art said the robbers knew what they were after.

17 Oct 2012 - 5:46am

Big art heist at Dutch museum

Several paintings have been stolen from a museum in the Dutch city of Rotterdam that was exhibiting works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Vincent van Gogh.

State news agency NOS said a Matisse painting called “The Reading Girl” was taken during the heist, which according to the police took place late on Monday, or in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

16 Oct 2012 - 6:04pm

Talking points

Court delivers Wang Lijun verdict

24 Sep 2012 - 1:28am

Delving deeper than ever into the tortured soul of a genius

Van Gogh: The Life by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith Profile Books

Painted lots of sunflowers. Never sold a picture. Chopped off his ear. Went mad. Shot himself.

4 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Aiming for the stars

Starry Starry Night, directed by Tom Lin Shu-yu, is based on popular children's author Jimmy Liao's novel of the same name. The film takes us on a nostalgic journey into a mystical world filled with innocence and love.

2 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Spinning through the years

Sybille de Margerie fell in love with Amsterdam 15 years ago when she visited the city for the first time to go to the Van Gogh Museum.

Since then, she estimates that she has been back at least 20 times, even choosing the scenic city for a three-week team-building exercise for her company.

12 Aug 2011 - 12:00am